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INTERNSHIP Area Europe Operating Specialist (Starting from March)

Job Location: ​Luxembourg​


Company description

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in more than 50 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? 38,767  dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them.

Diversity Statement

Ferrero is committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture in which all employees feel welcomed and appreciated and have the same opportunities. We believe all of our people are equally talented in their own way. In nurturing the curiosity and natural abilities of our employees, we provide them, generation after generation, the means to succeed personally and professionally, enabling them to craft their journey at Ferrero. The diversity of our talents is what makes our work environment multicultural, innovative and highly rewarding.

About the Role:

For our Ferrero HQs in Luxembourg, we are looking for an Area Europe Operating Planning intern, who will become part of our Area Operating Planning Europe team based in Luxembourg. Thanks to this exciting and challenging opportunity, you will be supporting in the monitoring and oversighting the interaction with the Plant Operating planning team preserving the accountability at local level on the basis of the operating planning horizon.

In this role, you will report to AOP Specialist of Europe and will cooperate and collaborate with the other key Operations stakeholders in the team such as Plant Operating Planning teams as well as Category Planning Teams but also Region Supply Chain Teams.

Main Responsibilities:

You will support the Area Operating Planning Specialist in the coordination of actions between different plants across the Area and support the Area plants in the VRAC, FRIGO/Frozen management, to guarantee visibility and communication with the Local Supply chains, preserving the accountability at local level.
Morever, you will be able to provide visibility to the Local Supply chains about plants closures, maintenance breakage and production lines shutdowns.

You will overview the Production Capacity Review in order to guarantee the Group standards’ application.

You will provide analyses on the Area’s plants’ performance according to the identified KPIs with regards to the production planning for the operative horizon – such as case fill rate, orders cut, demand variability and accuracy (SFA, bias), destructions, intermediate products stock coverage and production planning achievement.

On top of that, you will support AOP Europe teams in Business Analysis ad Reporting on a daily basis to measure planning parameters, support in the decision making and analyze performances.

Who we are looking for:


  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain or related field;
  • Curiosity for the local supply chain and plants’ environment;
  • Proactive attitude;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Analytical mindset.

IT Skills

  • Strong knowledge of the MS Office Package, especially Excel and PowerPoint.


  • Fluent in English.

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world. 

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